Marmite styling, load space, five star safety
Marmite styling, low-rent switch gear
If you have been to the continent on your holidays then you’ll be forgiven for mixing this car up with a Lancia Delta. In the UK it's badged as a Chrysler Delta because the Chrysler Fiat group doesn’t want to go to the trouble of relaunching the Lancia brand in this country (Lancia pulled out of the UK in 1993). Marketing-speak in the motoring industry is usually taken with a pinch of salt but at the Delta launch the tagline was ‘We don’t want to do things like other people’ - a bold statement but no bolder than the front of the Delta.
There is no way you are going to mistake the Chrysler Delta for anything else on the road. The brash front end makes quite a statement, as do the rear taillights. Styling is certainly not conservative and when you see the Delta on the road it will make an immediate impression. Whether you like it or not, well, that’s another question. Will it be as good to drive as a Ford Focus or be refined enough to take on the VW Golf?
Read on to find out more…